We are looking for an Account Manager to create long-term, trusting relationships with our customers. The Account Manager’s role is to oversee a portfolio of assigned customers, develop new business from existing clients and actively seek new sales opportunities.
Operating as the lead point of contact for any and all matters specific to Company’s accounts particularly in Uganda and generally in Eastern Africa region.
Building and maintaining strong, long-lasting customer relationships
Overseeing customer account management, including negotiating contracts and agreements
to maximize profit.
Implement partner strategy that support the market development plan and drive
incremental revenue to UPI that creates value for acquirers and issuers alike.
contribute towards developing strategic business plans through the provision of appropriate account and market intelligence and, to take responsibility for implementation of these specific action plans to support overall relevant strategy.
New business development to expand UPI card acceptance at new merchant segments and execute merchant marketing programs to drive usage at new merchant segments
Clearly communicate the progress of monthly/quarterly initiatives to internal and external stakeholders
Develop new business with existing clients and/or identify areas of improvement to meet sales quotas
Forecast and track key account metrics (e.g. quarterly sales results and annual forecasts)
Prepare reports on account status
Collaborate with sales team to identify and grow opportunities within territory
Assist with challenging client requests or issue escalations as needed
Proven work experience as an Account Manager, Key Account Manager, Sales
Account Manager, Junior Account Manager or relevant role.
Demonstrable ability to communicate, present and influence key stakeholders
at all levels of an organization, including executive and C-level
Solid experience with CRM software (e.g. Salesforce,) and MS Office
(particularly MS Excel)
Experience delivering client-focused solutions to customer needs
Proven ability to juggle multiple account management projects at a time, while
maintaining sharp attention to detail
Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation abilities
Strong verbal and written communication skills
BA/BS degree in Business Administration, Sales or relevant field.
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